Frozen Mint Julep Margarita

Two classic cocktails combine for a perfect summertime margarita with the not-too-sweet and not-too-tart taste of a mint julep.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
4 cocktails


MInt Syrup:

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup intact mint sprigs


  • 4 cups crushed ice

  • 3 fluid ounces bottled margarita mix

  • 2 fluid ounces tequila

  • 1 fluid ounce mint syrup

  • 2 fluid ounces bourbon whiskey


  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan. Cook until dissolved, about 1 minute. Turn off heat and add mint sprigs. Steep for 3 minutes as mint syrup cools. Remove and discard mint.

  2. Combine ice, margarita mix, tequila, 1 ounce mint syrup, and bourbon in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into 4 glasses.

Cook's Note:

You will have enough mint syrup to make this recipe 3 times. Refrigerate unused syrup for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

212 Calories
37g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 212
% Daily Value *
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 7mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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